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Bg. g. 5 gur~ 5,00 s. s. 100 gu 1,00 m. Factor diagrams like the one above describe efficiently and concisely the structure of all the Old Babylonian systems of measures. Thus, the factor diagram for Old Babylonian/ Sumerian area measures is the following: b. e. ) 69 barig 1,00 s. 6 ~ 10 ban ~ sUa 10 s. bc. gn. s. 60 ~ ("'" 1 liter) gin 180 ~ OjOl s. se OjOO,20 gn. It is difficult to say anything definite about the size of ~~e smallest of ~he in;1~1 uni~s of capacity, the sUa. Apparently, several different definItions of the ~nIt cou..

Dim) an Plätzen, die als gisbalag bzw. kin. ti bezeichnet werden, wobeI deren inhaltliche Bedeutung im vorliegenden Zusammenhang nicht klar ersichtlich ist 52. Ansonsten wäre noch zu erwähnen, daß Handwerker auch an der "Mauer" (bad) eingesetzt wurden53, wohl in erster Linie zu Ausbesserungsarbeiten, aber auch als Wachpersonal 54 . ), da es s~ch bei dieser Urkunde offensichtlich um eine Gesamtabrechnung über den erfolgten Emsatz von Handwerkern in Bereichen außerhalb der Werkstätten des ,Handwerkerhauses ' handelt.

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